Leadership

Board of Directors

Lisa Beutler

President
Principal and Executive Facilitator at Stantec
president@awra.org

Betsy Cody

President-Elect
Owner, Cody Research & Consulting

Brenda O. Bateman

Immediate Past-President

Technical Services Division Administrator, Oregon Water Resources Department

Jerad Bales

Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI)

Claire Bleser

Director, 2019-2021
Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District, Chanhassen, MN

Lisa Engelman

Director, 2018-2020
LB Engelman Consulting, LLC

Scott Kudlas

Director, 2018-2020
Director, Office of Water Supply at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Sharon Megdal

Director, 2017-2019
Director, University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center

Zhuping Sheng

Director, 2018-2019
Texas A&M University, El Paso, TX

Zhenxing Zhang (Jason)

Director, 2019-2021
Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, IL

Staff

Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE

Executive Vice President/CEO
dresden@awra.org

Megan Balkovic

Membership and Marketing Coordinator
membership@awra.org

Judie Talbot

Program and Event Coordinator
judie@awra.org

Editors

Michael E. Campana, Ph.D.

Technical Director, AWRA
Technical Editor, IMPACT
Michael.Campana@oregonstate.edu

Venki Uddameri Ph.D., P.E.

Editor-In-Chief, JAWRA
jawra-eic@awra.org

WHAT CAN MEMBERSHIP DO FOR YOU?

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